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Budgeting and Family Support Services provides free confidential help and advice to families and individuals experiencing financial difficulty and social issues. The aim of our organisation is for our whanau to become self empowered so they can go on to manage their own financial affairs and create brighter futures for their children/tamariki.
We provide confidential services and do not discuss client details or circumstances with anyone unless the client agrees in writing.
All our services are free of charge to families/whanau and individuals accessing our services however a fee does apply to business owners or organisations wanting to access our support services for their employees or workforce.
We deliver our services from three locations, in Mangere, Otara and Tuakau.
We are dedicated to helping families and individuals achieve better lives.
We are a member of the ABC - Associated Budget Consultants network.
5-12 years old, 13-17 years old, 18+ years old, Older adult
How do I access this service?
Make an appointment
We are happy to accept self referrals. Call us on 09-2752266 to make an appointment.
|Mon – Fri||9:00 AM – 4:00 PM|
- one-on-one budget advice and support
- financial literacy education (budgeting seminars)
- housing advocacy
- family and individual counselling
- Strengthening Families programme (Lead agency, Mangere)
- healthy kai cooking classes (how to…
- Crisis assessment
- Emergency accommodation
Families experiencing food insecurity will be assessed re their need and in most instances a food parcel will be provided to the individual or family.
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Education and training
We provide financial literacy education workshops across the community to individuals, schools, universities, prisons, on-site to local businesses and to community organisations.
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Legal / civil services
- Consumer rights
- JP service
We provide monthly clinics re the following:
- older residents clinic (delivered by Counties Manukau Age Concern)
- hearing loss clinic (delivered by The Hearing Association Auckland)
We have an on-site Justice…More
All of our services are free of charge to families/whanau and individuals accessing our services on-site at Mangere, Otara or Tuakau, however a fee does apply to business owners or organisations wanting to access our support services for their employees, workforce or students.
Cook Islands Maori, New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL), English, Fijian, Fijian Indian, Maori, Samoan, Tongan
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This page was last updated at 9:41AM on October 8, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Budgeting & Family Support Services.